Board of Directors

The ISSF Board of Directors is a diverse group of leaders from non-governmental organizations, marine science, government agencies, and the seafood industry, representing several countries.

ISSF Board members advance the  mission of the Foundation, including through the development and adoption of ISSF conservation measures, to which ISSF participating companies commit to conform.

Board of Directors

Kevin Bixler

Chair, ISSF Board of Directors & Global Director, Group Fish Procurement, Thai Union Group

Dr. Rohan Currey

Chief Science & Standards Officer, Marine Stewardship Council

Susan Jackson

President, ISSF

William Gibbons-Fly

Executive Director, American Tunaboat Association (ATA)

Dr. Transform Aqorau

Adjunct Visiting Fellow, School of Government, Development and International Affairs, University of South Pacific & Senior Visiting Fellow, Australian National Centre for Oceans, Resources and Security, University of Wollongong

John Connelly

President, National Fisheries Institute

Dr. Giuseppe Di Carlo

Director, WWF Mediterranean Marine Initiative

Javier Garat

Secretary General, Spanish Fishing Confederation, Cepesca & Chairman, Association of National Organisations of Fishery Enterprises in the European Union (Europêche) & Chairman, International Coalition of Fisheries Associations (ICFA)

Bill Holden

Chair, ISSF Environmental Stakeholder Committee & Senior Tuna Fisheries Outreach Manager, Marine Stewardship Council

Ichiro Nomura

Fisheries Policy Advisor, Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, Republic of Indonesia

Dr. Victor Restrepo

Vice President, Science & Chair, Scientific Advisory Committee

Dr. Martin Tsamenyi

Professor of Law, University of Wollongong

Our Impact

Explore “Staying the Course” — our 2020 Annual Report — to learn about ISSF’s recent accomplishments and contributions in sustainable fishing.

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